The Simmons Voice

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  • October 3Dean Judy Beal to retire at the end of 2018-2019 academic year
  • September 27Simmons postpones Gwen Ifill ceremony until next year

Still unequal: This is 2014, right?

September 16, 2014

On Monday, September 15, the Paycheck Fairness Act was voted down in the Senate. The act would have banned employers from retaliating against employees who share salary information, imposed harsher penalties for pay discrimination,...

On the necessity of baby blankets, Japanese food, and ‘Harry Potter’

September 16, 2014

By Jessie Kuenzel Staff Writer My boyfriend makes fun of me because I will, regularly and eagerly, drive 45 minutes at rush hour, to get a bowl of soup and an order of Gyoza at a Japanese restaurant in the town I grew up in. He...

Life in a pressure cooker: The college years

September 9, 2014

College students are under a lot of pressure. Many juggle academics, sports, relationships, clubs, work, family, and other obligations. As the cost of education continues to rise, many are working longer hours and taking on more...

Letter to the Editor

September 9, 2014

To the Simmons Community, All I have to say this week is that people at Simmons should really have more opinions...or rather they should publish more of them! I know people here have things to say; I hear pieces of discussions ...

iCloud hack raises eyebrows: Why victim-blaming is never okay

September 9, 2014

By Jessie Kuenzel Staff Writer In light of the recent iCloud hack and subsequent release of several private photos of celebrities, there has been much discussion of who’s “at fault” in this situation. After I posted an a...

On my time at the Simmons Voice

April 14, 2014

I had written just one article for the Simmons Voice when I nervously approached last year’s editor-in-chief, Anne Karasek, to ask about the position of Arts & Entertainment editor. It was about internships or something....


April 8, 2014

Leadership, diversity, and choice are popular buzzwords at Simmons. This past week the Simmons undergraduate community elected next year’s SGA eBoard and class councils. For all our talk, there was a lack of choices for Simmons...


March 25, 2014

Sports Illustrated released the 50th anniversary of its swimsuit edition on Tuesday, featuring a model on its promotional cover-wrap who caused quite a stir on social media sites: Barbie. The sports magazine teamed up with Mattel...

Editorial: Be true to your word

March 18, 2014

Yesterday, a comment surfaced on Facebook in response to a status about the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which the original poster was not attending due to the chaotic nature of the event. “. . . and the disgusting, homophobic...


March 5, 2014

When people think about college health, they usually think about students gaining the dreaded “freshman 15.” That was certainly the case even four years ago when the Simmons College Class of 2014 enrolled. But that may no...


February 25, 2014

If you can, picture the parent with a child in the back of their car tucked into their car seat, trusting their parent as they drink from a full bottle of alcohol as they go along. It’s something that is lesson one in a hot...


February 11, 2014

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced in January that he would seek the death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, better known as the marathon bomber, should he be convicted of the act of terror that ended the lives of two young...

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